Anime Underground 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul  

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Tokyo Ghoul follows the story of Ken Kaneki, a boy who undergoes a major change in appearance and personality when he becomes a human-ghoul hybrid. This dark anime details Kaneki's attempts to live in the balance between his human and ghoul sides, resulting in all sorts horrifying and entertaining situations. If you already watched the series, you know of the supernatural and psychological aspects found in this fantastic horror anime. The over-the-top gore and unwinding mysteries in Tokyo Ghoul make it an enthralling dark fantasy anime series enjoyed by many anime fanatics. 

If you already finished the series or just started it and realized you'll need a follow-up show, you may wonder what anime like Tokyo Ghoul will satisfy your killer craving for more mayhem, mystery, and horror. This list may help take some of the guesswork out of searching through different titles to find the best anime you can watch that are similar to Tokyo Ghoul. Many of these anime titles follow along the same line of Tokyo Ghoul's overall plot, uncovering mysteries to one’s existence and surviving in a dark and brutal supernatural world. Check out these recommendations for the best anime to watch after you finish Tokyo Ghoul

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Parasyte: The Maxim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Terri Doty, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Aya Hirano
Parasyte is a science fiction horror manga series written and illustrated by Hitoshi Iwaaki, and published in Kodansha's Afternoon magazine from 1988 to 1995. Parasyte centers on a male ...more

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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do ...more

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Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Greg Ayres, Kana Hanazawa, Romi Pak
Deadman Wonderland is a manga series written by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou, who also wrote and illustrated the Eureka Seven manga, and published in Shōnen Ace since 2008 ...more

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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Blue Exorcist

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Sheraph Of The End is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Sheraph Of The End

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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Akame ga Kill! is a Japanese shōnen manga series written by Takahiro and illustrated by Tetsuya Tashiro. An anime television series adaptation of the main series premiered in Japan in July 2014. ...more

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Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Yuki Matsuoka, Mai Aizawa, Akira Ishida
Future Diary is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Sakae Esuno. It depicts a battle royale in which each combatant has a diary with entries from the future. The manga was ...more

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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Kana Hanazawa, Robert McCollum, Kate Oxley
Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that was produced by Production I.G, directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani and written by Gen Urobuchi. The series was aired on Fuji TV's Noitamina ...more

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Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. After he is hit by a truck, a student named Kei Nagai discovers he is an immortal ...more

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Another is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Atsushi Abe, Natsumi Takamori, Tomoaki Maeno
26 years ago, in a third-year classroom of a middle school, there was a student named Misaki. As an honors student who was also good at sports, the charming girl was popular with her classmates. ...more

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Death Parade is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Jamie Marchi, Jeremy Schwartz

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Hellsing Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Katie Gray, Crispin Freeman, Victoria Harwood
Hellsing is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano. It chronicles the efforts of the mysterious and secret Hellsing Organization, as it combats vampires, ghouls, and ...more

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Darker than Black is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Hidenobu Kiuchi, Matthew Leonhart, Christopher Sabat
Darker than Black, known in Japan as Darker than Black: The Black Contractor, is an anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones. It premiered ...more

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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow
Blue Exorcist is a manga written and illustrated by Kazue Katō. The series was adapted into an anime television series during 2011. The story revolves around Rin Okumura, a teenager who ...more

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Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna
Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitamina program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high ...more

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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young
Claymore is a dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Norihiro Yagi. The series initially premiered in the now defunct Monthly Shōnen Jump in the May 2001 issue. When the magazine ...more

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Terror in Resonance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Terror in Resonance, also known as Terror in Tokyo in Japan, is a Japanese anime television series produced by MAPPA. The anime was directed by Shinichirō Watanabe, with character designs by ...more

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Beyond the Boundary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Beyond the Boundary is a Japanese light novel series written by Nagomu Torii, with illustrations by Tomoyo Kamoi. One day, high school student Akihito Kanbara instinctively goes to save his ...more

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Shiki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Gackt, Nozomi Sasaki, Wataru Takagi
Shiki is a horror novel by Japanese novelist Fuyumi Ono.An anime adaptation of the manga by Daume began broadcasting on July 8, 2010. The story takes place in a particularly hot summer in the ...more

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Neon Genesis Evangelion is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi
Neon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Tatsunoko Productions and Gainax and directed by Hideaki Anno. It was ...more

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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Tasuku Hatanaka, Sayaka Senbongi, Maaya Uchida
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is a 2016 anime series by Wit Studio directed by Tetsurō Araki and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. A mysterious virus appears during the industrial revolution that ...more

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Witch Hunter Robin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Jun Fukuyama, Yūko Gotō, Akeno Watanabe
Witch Hunter Robin is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise. It follows the STN-J, the Japanese branch of a secret global organization called "SOLOMON" or the "Solomon ...more

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Le Chevalier D'Eon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul
Takahiro Sakurai, Atsuko Tanaka, Yasunori Matsumoto
Le Chevalier D'Eon is a 24-episode anime TV series produced by Production I.G based on an original story by Tow Ubukata. The anime originally aired in Japan on WOWOW from August 19, 2006 to ...more

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Pupa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 20+ Anime That Are Similar to Tokyo Ghoul